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Going UP: Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay / Please Touch the Animals: Environmental Enrichment at Zoos (Episode #412H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 25, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Scientists say it's no secret San Francisco Bay is rising, and QUEST investigates how high it will rise and when. And from body work and acupuncture for giraffes, to pachyderm pedicures, come see how the Oakland Zoo is using alternative treatments to guarantee the well-being of its residents.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 28, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 28, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 26, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 26, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Algae Power/Condors Vs. Lead Bullets (Episode #316H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 18, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Could algae become tomorrow's fuel? QUEST investigates and California condors are making a steady recovery. But a new threat - lead poisoning from old bullets - is slowing progress.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 25, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 25, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 21, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 21, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 19, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Nature-Deficit Disorder/ Ugo Conti's Spider Boat (Episode #207H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 11, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Learn about local efforts to get kids to play outdoors and discover Proteus, a spider-like sea craft that could change ocean travel.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 18, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 18, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 14, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 14, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 12, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 12, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Ice Age Bay Area / Hepatitis C (Episode #406H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 4, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Visit the Bay Area at the end of the last Ice Age, when camels and lions roamed the landscape; and learn about recent breakthroughs that may produce a cure for Hepatitis C, the disease that claims more than 10,000 American lives each year

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 11, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 11, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 7, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 7, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 5, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 5, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Born Too Soon: Preterm Births on the Rise/Scary Tsunamis (Episode #314H)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Bay Area researchers work to explain the high rate of Pre-term babies in the US, and Is California at risk of being hit by a massive Tsunami? Bay Area researchers investigate.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 4, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 4, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
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    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

    • Occasional sound issues, Comcast Cable, Black remote control

      Originally posted 6/19/2013: Some Comcast Basic Cable customers around the Bay Area have reported audio issues with KQED and KQED Plus, on channels 9 and 10. The problem is not related to KQED’s transmission but may be caused by the language setting on your Comcast remote control. If your Comcast remote control is black, please […]

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